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Social Media and YOU

Social Media and YOU

August 15th, 2018

Dr Petya Eckler (@PetyaEckler) works in the area of health communication and teaches journalism at University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. Her research focuses on the relationship between social media and body image, and more generally how users navigate various media and technologies and the effects on their health. Have a…

 

CARED – Website for parents and carers

CARED – Website for parents and carers

May 29th, 2018

CARED is a website for parents & carers who are supporting a loved one who has recently been diagnosed with an eating disorder aged 25 or younger. CARED aims to: address the sense of burden and isolation parents & carers may feel  improve confidence  provide practical hints & tips Therefore…

 

Aye Mind Manifesto

December 6th, 2017

Aye Mind is a European Union-funded innovation programme. Its mission has been exploring and developing suite of digital resources with and for young people, aimed at promoting their mental health and wellbeing. This Manifesto digests our collective learning into a set of key points for action, that we offer to…

 

Aye Mind: a digital approach to youth mental health

Aye Mind: a digital approach to youth mental health

December 6th, 2017

Mental health problems affect about 1 in 10 children and young people. They include depression, anxiety and conduct disorder, and are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives. Aye Mind is on a mission to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people – by…

 

Video explaining toolkit and gif about main principles

October 12th, 2017

Mini-animated movie about the toolkit with voice-over explanation. Aye Mind Toolkit Explained from Snook on Vimeo. Gifs about main principles of engaging with youth on digital for wellbeing. Gif with all principles: Title gif: Create a Safe Space: Do Something Fun: Involve Young People in GIF Creation: Listen and Learn…

 

Young Scot 5Rights Youth Commission’

Young Scot 5Rights Youth Commission’

April 13th, 2017

For the last year, I have been involved with the Young Scot 5Rights Youth Commission – a project funded by the Scottish Government and supported by Young Scot to investigate and come up with a report on young people’s online rights. 5Rights is a framework developed by Baroness Beeban Kidron,…

 

Year of the Young People 2018

Year of the Young People 2018

April 13th, 2017

The official website for 2018 YoYP has now been launched. The website will continue to be updated over the coming months as plans for the Year develop/progress. I hope you find this useful.  www.yoyp2018.scot.  You can show your support for the year, by using #YOYP2018 on Twitter.  

 

Unfearties – Children’s Parliament

Unfearties – Children’s Parliament

April 13th, 2017

To mark Children’s Parliament’s 21st birthday we are creating an inspiring and brave band of Unfearties. Unfearties are individuals who are not feart, are making a difference in children’s lives, and who are willing to speak up for, and stand alongside, children. Find out more at http://www.childrensparliament.org.uk/about-us/unfearties/ You can show…

 

Tobacco-free Generation

Tobacco-free Generation

November 14th, 2016

Tobacco-free Generation is a web resource page designed to provide youth workers and peer educators with the information, resources and support that they need to develop and deliver well-informed and effective tobacco prevention activities with their peers. Whilst we know that over 13,000 young people take up smoking each year…

 

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